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Los Angeles County Revs Up DUI Checkpoint Activity

Los Angeles County law enforcement has been ramping up its DUI checkpoint activity lately, just in time for the holidays. This year marks the eighth consecutive year that the county has been awarded money to implement more DUI checkpoints. It has been reported that the county has received approximately $450,000 to combat drunk driving through September 2013. Tonight, DUI checkpoints will be set up at: Little Armenia / East Hollywood DUI Checkpoint – Vermont at Santa Monica Blvd, 8p-2a Los Angeles (Pico-Union) DUI Checkpoint – Vermont at Pico, 8p-2a Santa Clarita – undisclosed location, 6p-2a Lancaster – undisclosed location, 6p-2a...

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50 Plus Convicted Sex Offenders Arrested on Halloween

More than 50 convicted sex offenders were arrested in Los Angeles and other Southern California counties on Halloween night. The arrests were part of a statewide Halloween parole operation called “Operation Boo” that netted child porn, drugs and weapons. The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) implemented Operation Boo to protect children against sexual predators on Halloween. Parolees were given the following orders: Curfew from 5 p.m. – 5 a.m. All exterior lights on their houses need to be off so it would look as though no one is home No decorations on their houses allowed No offering Halloween...